Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To be right'She's not right.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'

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